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Wendewessen Amde, MD Ophthalmology

Dr. Wendewessen Amde, MD

Ophthalmology 4401 S Harlem Ave Ste 100 Stickney, IL

About Dr. Wendewessen Amde MD

Dr. Wendewessen Amde, MD is a doctor primarily located in Stickney, IL. His specialties include Ophthalmology.

Location

Get Directions Chicagoland Retinal Consultants 4401 S Harlem Ave Ste 100 Stickney, IL 60402

Specialties

Dr. Wendewessen Amde has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Wendewessen Amde has the following 10 expertise

  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract
  • Blindness
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Exam

Education

UCLA School of Medicine

Medical School

Medical School

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Dr. Amde is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, The New York State Ophthalmological Society, and the American Medical Association. He completed his undergraduate education at UCLA School of Medicine where he graduated with distinction as AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society).

He then continued to complete his residency at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and his fellowship at the world renown Kresge Eye Institute with Drs. Gary Abrams, Tamer Mahmoud, Asheesh Tawari, James Puklin, Robert Frank and the other retina faculty there.

Dr. Amde is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (through 2021). Dr. Amde was born in Ethiopia and moved to Los Angeles at a young age. He is fluent in English, Amharic, and Medical Spanish. Dr. Amde also takes a particular interest in the diagnosis and medical and surgical management of eye inflammations and uveitis.